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7.3

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  1. Jan 8, 2013
    10
    the best rugby game of all time hands down its better than any current gen game as great as jonah lomu ps1 game and that game is amazing aswell hopefully they make a rugby 14
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74

Mixed or average reviews - based on 21 Critics

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  1. 80
    Rugby 08's greatest asset is the simplicity of the controls. Rugby's a fast-moving sport, with lots of things to do, but almost every action feels intuitive.
  2. Ultimately, you don’t need to be well-schooled in the sport to get a kick out of Rugby 08 - and if you’re not, the rollicking good time you’ll have will pique your interest. Sporting all the best players in the world, plenty of depth, and the chance to smash some helmet-less faces into the mud, it’s a title that we can really sink our teeth into.
  3. If you don’t know what rugby is or think of it as a poor-man’s football, this game will teach you what it’s all about, and entertain you. It’s a fast-paced sports game, and that translates well in any language.